NPR Programs on Religion and Science

NPR’s “Fresh Air” this week is airing interviews with atheist Richard Dawkins and scientist/evangelical Christian Francis Collins on the issue of religion, science and how they interact and overlap. The interviews are airing Wednesday and Thursday, and are also available via podcast at I found the Dawkins interview very interesting. He discounted methodological naturalism (the premise that there might be a God, but science could never tell us, so we shouldn’t investigate it–thereby giving naturalism a win without a fight), which I think is very noble of him. I am a believer that if God exists (a conclusion I affirm), he can be detected via science. I’m looking forward to the Collins interview tomorrow.

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